Szymon Matuszewski

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Affiliation: Adam Mickiewicz University
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A general approach for postmortem interval based on uniformly distributed and interconnected qualitative indicators
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    Int J Legal Med . 2017
  2. pmc Validation of temperature methods for the estimation of pre-appearance interval in carrion insects
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 12:50-7. 2016
  3. pmc Effect of body mass and clothing on carrion entomofauna
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    Int J Legal Med 130:221-32. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Factors affecting quality of temperature models for the pre-appearance interval of forensically useful insects
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 247:28-35. 2015
  5. pmc Effect of body mass and clothing on decomposition of pig carcasses
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    Int J Legal Med 128:1039-48. 2014
  6. pmc Temperature-dependent appearance of forensically useful flies on carcasses
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    Int J Legal Med 128:1013-20. 2014
  7. doi request reprint A simple computer-assisted quantification of contrast in a fingerprint
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    J Forensic Sci 58:1310-3. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Insects colonising carcasses in open and forest habitats of Central Europe: search for indicators of corpse relocation
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 231:234-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Temperature-dependent appearance of forensically useful beetles on carcasses
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 229:92-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Estimating the preappearance interval from temperature in Creophilus maxillosus L. (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Department of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
    J Forensic Sci 57:136-45. 2012

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint A general approach for postmortem interval based on uniformly distributed and interconnected qualitative indicators
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    Int J Legal Med . 2017
    ..Results demonstrate that the presence and absence of the subsequent developmental stages of carrion insects, coupled with the estimation of their PAI, gives a reliable and easily accessible knowledge of PMI in a forensic context...
  2. pmc Validation of temperature methods for the estimation of pre-appearance interval in carrion insects
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 12:50-7. 2016
    ..Moreover, iterative estimation of PAI was found to effectively correct predictor temperature, although some pitfalls were identified in this respect. Implications for the estimation of PAI are discussed. ..
  3. pmc Effect of body mass and clothing on carrion entomofauna
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    Int J Legal Med 130:221-32. 2016
    ..In conclusion, this study demonstrates that carcass mass is a factor of crucial importance for carrion entomofauna, whereas the importance of clothing is small...
  4. doi request reprint Factors affecting quality of temperature models for the pre-appearance interval of forensically useful insects
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 247:28-35. 2015
    ..A preliminary best practice model for PAI field studies is given. ..
  5. pmc Effect of body mass and clothing on decomposition of pig carcasses
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    Int J Legal Med 128:1039-48. 2014
    ..In conclusion, current results demonstrate that cadaver mass is a factor of key importance for decomposition, and as such, it should be taken into account by decomposition-related methods for post-mortem interval estimation...
  6. pmc Temperature-dependent appearance of forensically useful flies on carcasses
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    Int J Legal Med 128:1013-20. 2014
    ..Probably, different mechanisms form the basis for the response of PAI to temperature in flies colonizing carcasses shortly after death and flies colonizing carcasses later in the decomposition process. ..
  7. doi request reprint A simple computer-assisted quantification of contrast in a fingerprint
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    J Forensic Sci 58:1310-3. 2013
    ..However, the method was found to be instrument dependent, as measurements were significantly affected by image resolution and the model of the scanner. ..
  8. doi request reprint Insects colonising carcasses in open and forest habitats of Central Europe: search for indicators of corpse relocation
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 231:234-9. 2013
    ..rufipes may be classified as indicators of corpse relocation from rural open to rural forest habitats of Central Europe. Only O. thoracicum may be classified as an indicator of the relocation in an opposite direction...
  9. doi request reprint Temperature-dependent appearance of forensically useful beetles on carcasses
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 229:92-9. 2013
    ..sinuatus, N. littoralis, N. rufipes, N. violacea, C. maxillosus, P. politus, S. semistriatus, S. planiusculus and M. brunneus. Implications for forensic entomology are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Estimating the preappearance interval from temperature in Creophilus maxillosus L. (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Department of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
    J Forensic Sci 57:136-45. 2012
    ..The PAI estimation from mean degree-day accumulations (mDDA), estimated DDA, and "PAI*T" functions were tested using external successional data. The greatest accuracy of PAI estimates was achieved using an exponential "PAI*T" function...
  11. doi request reprint Estimating the pre-appearance interval from temperature in Necrodes littoralis L. (Coleoptera: Silphidae)
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Department of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 212:180-8. 2011
    ..Several methods of PAI estimation were proposed and their accuracy was initially evaluated with external successional data...
  12. doi request reprint Insect succession and carrion decomposition in selected forests of Central Europe. Part 3: Succession of carrion fauna
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Department of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 207:150-63. 2011
    ..Implications for methods of PMI estimation (particularly the succession-based method) are discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Insect succession and carrion decomposition in selected forests of Central Europe. Part 2: Composition and residency patterns of carrion fauna
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Department of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 195:42-51. 2010
    ..Implications for the succession-based post-mortem interval (PMI) estimation, determination of the carcass movement and the season of death are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Insect succession and carrion decomposition in selected forests of Central Europe. Part 1: Pattern and rate of decomposition
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Department of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 194:85-93. 2010
    ..Decomposition in alder forest proceeded faster than in pine-oak forest and hornbeam-oak forest. Differences between the latter two forests were practically negligible. Implications for forensic entomology are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint An initial study of insect succession and carrion decomposition in various forest habitats of Central Europe
    Szymon Matuszewski
    Department of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 180:61-9. 2008
    ..However, differences between forests in occurrence time and activity period of some taxa were found. Implications of these results for forensic entomology are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Necrophilous Staphylininae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) as indicators of season of death and corpse relocation
    Anna Madra
    Natural History Collections, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Umultowska 89, 61 614 Poznan, Poland Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 242:32-7. 2014
    ..Platydracus stercorarius was summer species. These results indicate that some Staphylininae are good candidates for indicators of season of death or corpse relocation...
  17. pmc Classification of forensically-relevant larvae according to instar in a closely related species of carrion beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Silphinae)
    Katarzyna Frątczak
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809, Poznan, Poland
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 12:193-7. 2016
    ..We conclude that larval instar classifiers of the subfamily or genus level have very high classification accuracy and therefore they may be safely used to classify carrion beetle larvae according to instar in forensic practice...
  18. doi request reprint Inter-Rater Reliability of Total Body Score-A Scale for Quantification of Corpse Decomposition
    Marta Nawrocka
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, SW, Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland
    J Forensic Sci 61:798-802. 2016
    ..e., representing signs of at least two stages of decomposition) are less accurate. These results demonstrate that the scale may be regarded as inter-rater reliable. Some propositions for refinement of the scale were also discussed. ..
  19. doi request reprint Sex- and Size-Related Patterns of Carrion Visitation in Necrodes littoralis (Coleoptera: Silphidae) and Creophilus maxillosus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)
    Anna Mądra-Bielewicz
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, Poznan, 61 809, Poland
    J Forensic Sci . 2016
    ..maxillosus, no size-related patterns of carrion visitation were found. Current results demonstrate that size and sex of adult carrion beetles are poor indicators of PMI...
  20. doi request reprint Instar determination in forensically useful beetles Necrodes littoralis (Silphidae) and Creophilus maxillosus (Staphylinidae)
    Katarzyna Frątczak
    Laboratory of Criminalistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Sw Marcin 90, 61 809 Poznań, Poland Department of Animal Taxonomy and Ecology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Umultowska 89, 61 614 Poznan, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 241:20-6. 2014
    ..They also show that fully sclerotized larvae may be accurately classified according to instar from just two measurements, whereas larvae just after ecdysis will require more measurements. ..